Spyplane

07.13.12
RED5 remote control plane can fly like an eagle, spy like one too
07.13.12

RED5 remote control plane can fly like an eagle, spy like one too

RED5's Spy Hawk might look like the stuff of a hobbyist's dreams, but it's not such an innocent cr...

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06.18.12
X-37B finally touches down, completing its not-so-secret classified mission (video)
06.18.12

X-37B finally touches down, completing its not-so-secret classified mission (video)

After more than a year of circling the globe, the US Air Force's X-37B has finally touched down at...

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06.16.12
Northrop Grumman Unveils US Navy's MQ-4C BAMS Triton unmanned aircraft
06.16.12

Northrop Grumman Unveils US Navy's MQ-4C BAMS Triton unmanned aircraft

If Broad Area Maritime Surveillance, or war gadgets are your bag, then things just got real. North...

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03.09.12
Happy Biiiirthday Mr. USAF X-37B Robot Space Plane
03.09.12

Happy Biiiirthday Mr. USAF X-37B Robot Space Plane

The X-37B was only meant to stay up in space for a gestational nine months, but a full year has now...

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12.28.11
It's not a flying fish, it's a submarine-launched UAV
12.28.11

It's not a flying fish, it's a submarine-launched UAV

VTOL may be old news already, but here's another great USP for any UAV: the ability to launch fro...

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08.01.11
Wireless snooping WASP drone knows you want extra jalapeños, no sliced tomato
08.01.11

Wireless snooping WASP drone knows you want extra jalapeños, no sliced tomato

This fearsome contraption is the handiwork of a couple of amateur DEFCON-types who reckoned that...

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05.10.11
Scaled Composites and Northrop Grumman's new Firebird spy plane: pilot optional
05.10.11

Scaled Composites and Northrop Grumman's new Firebird spy plane: pilot optional

Scaled Composites is best known for creating commercial spaceships for Sir Richard Branson, but it...

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10.22.10
U-2 spy plane lens used on homegrown camera, and other DIY monstrosities
10.22.10

U-2 spy plane lens used on homegrown camera, and other DIY monstrosities

DIY photography isn't a new school art, but one Chris McCaw has been credited with pushing the boun...

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09.14.08
Robo-spyplanes put to more altruistic use, still keeping a loose eye on your shenanigans
09.14.08

Robo-spyplanes put to more altruistic use, still keeping a loose eye on your shenanigans

Those pesky spyplanes, always catching you in the act. Denel Dynamics built these two GPS-guided ro...

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